frisk meaning

Pronunciation:   "frisk" in a sentence
Noun: frisk  frisk
  1. The act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs
    "he gave the suspect a quick frisk"
    - frisking
Verb: frisk  frisk
  1. Play boisterously
    - frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, romp, run around, lark about 
  2. Search as for concealed weapons by running the hands rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets
    "The police frisked everyone at the airport"

Derived forms: frisked, frisking, frisks

Type of: hunt, hunting, play, search

Encyclopedia: Frisk


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  1. their lively puppy frisks all over the house
  2. are they going to frisk all the passengers
  3. policeman : ( frisks the suspect ) now get down on the floor
  4. they gave him a thorough frisk for drugs
  5. you might want to have security frisk me before i leave

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